In 2009 KWS Motorsports fielded the Aprilia Factory effort in the AMA Pro Daytona Sportbike class with riders Chaz Davies, Ben Thompson and then Aaron Gobert. The team took the Aprilia RSV1000R to the competition in the class with impressive results for an largely undeveloped bike with 10 year old technology. KWS Technician Michael Godin drops some knowledge on us form his experience in working with the bike.
KWS Race Shop Tour
In the summer of 2008 we had the opportunity to crash the KWS race shop, a
real functioning shop where racing serves their R&D needs, and their
customers benefit from their high horsepower output engine
builds. Here's how it goes down at the KWS race shop in North Charleston,
Yamaha YZF-R1 Fork Service Trailer
Learn to take your forks apart in this suspension service video for a
2009-Current Yamaha YZF-R1. Professional suspension tuner Dave Moss
provides detailed step-by-step instructions of taking the fork apart,
cleaning the components, replacing the oils seal, polishing the fork tube
and reassembling the fork and establishing the correct oil height. The 25
minute, 664mb download is available at
National Guard STAR School- Motorcycle Maintenance
Sometimes it's easy to neglect the maintenance aspect of our motorcycles.
In this video, we are reminded about the importance of keeping our bikes
properly maintained. Dave Moss speaks with Jason Pridmore, and we talk to
AMA Pro Superbike tech Francois DeMartini from National Guard Jordan Suzuki
who is part of a team of mechanics that are responsible for just that, to
minimize the chances of a mechanical failure in a race.
GEICO Motorcycle Road Racing Team Takes On Daytona
The GEICO Motorcycle Road Racing team takes on Daytona International
Speedway at the first AMA Pro Roadracing round of the year. The team for
2014 consists of #98 Jake Zemke in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike and #18 Chris
Ulrich in AMA Pro Superbike.
Aprilia RSV Pro's and Con's And the Differences Between The Models
Been asked this a lot so when Shag In The Wind (link below, go check him
out) asked me I thought it was about time I made the video....... I'm sure
I've missed loads so just ask in the comments.
When I talk about servicing I'm talking major service where valve
clearances are checked.
Shag In The Wind's channel http://www.youtube.com/user/ShagInTheWind
Tell him I said hi! =)
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Aprilia RSV-R Factory - Gopro Hero2
Onboard Tom's RSV-R. Footage from January 12 Playday @ Hampton downs over a
couple of sessions, 1080p @ 30fps. Nice hot day, using the fresh seal on
track was forming some rubble just off line through turn 4 and 5. However
still managing to cut over 3 sec off his previous best times.
How to core stock exhaust, Aprilia RSV 1000 R
This is a overview of how to core the stock Exhaust on a 2004 aprilia RSV 1000 R.
Perforated tubing core and packing purchased from, AreaP No Limits
(2) bags of 450 grams packing
at least 36" of perorated tubing
Aprilia RSV1000R 04
Testing the GoPro HD.
Aprilia RSV1000R 04, LeoVince Titanium 7014TC cans.
New camera angle, surprisingly less wind noise than having the camera
mounted in the tank..
Factory Aprilia RSV4 Build
A time-lapse of a Factory Aprilia RSV4 we converted for track use.
Check out our walk around video of the RSV4
Ohlins TTX rear shock
Akrapovic full Ti EVO
Pair valve removal
Racing Fairing stay
Sato strap hooks
CF engine covers
Lightech Axle adjusters
Cox Radiator gaurd
Ti Axle nut
Quick release gas cap
Race body work
Custom Build SS Brake lines
LSL Clip ons
Rizoma Sprocket cover
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GSXR1000 195.6mph Texas Mile March 2009
2003 GSXR1000 at the Texas Mile (www.texasmile.net) with a stage 2 KWS
(kwsmotorsports.com) engine "kit", JSD TRE, and 40 tooth rear sprocket.
Stock ride height, stock wheelbase. There was a tailwind that day. Sorry
for the extra length at the end, I don't have a video editor.
Moss Dissects Mladin's GSX-R1000 Superbike
Dave Moss of Catalyst Reaction Suspension gets intimate with Mat Mladin's
2009 GSX-R1000 American Superbike. Dave gives us a tour of the superbike's
trick bits and design, most of which would be valuable on a normal bike